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Astronomy and Poetry Lecture - Tuesday 10th November 2020
Tuesday 10 November 2020, 19:00 - 21:00

Royal Irish Academy Discourse Lecture with Prof Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Hon. MRIA,  on ‘Astronomy and Poetry’ with a response by Professor Ignatius McGovern, Fellow Emeritus, Physics, Trinity College Dublin

Online event on Tuesday 10 November 2020 at 7pm

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Many poets over the ages have written poems with an astronomical theme, starting with the Moon and moving out to more distant objects. In this talk Professor Bell Burnell will discuss what kinds of astronomical objects or events have attracted the attention of poets, and feature some of the poems with readings from some volunteers.